Attacked the Department of the FSB in the Khabarovsk stole the gun in a shooting club

Police at the building of a reception of FSB of the Russian Federation for the Khabarovsk territory

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Attacked the FSB in the Khabarovsk region used a weapon that was stolen from a local shooting club, told RBC sources in the FSB. All of the club took 40 weapons

The weapons that were used in the attack on the office of the FSB in the Khabarovsk region, was stolen from a local shooting club, told RBC a source in the intelligence Agency and was confirmed by a senior source in law enforcement bodies. According to the source in the FSB, visited the club the investigators found that the tyre was stolen all the weapons, and the instructor killed. A law enforcement source said that only 40 had been stolen weapons. Speech, according to the source, talking about the club’s “hammer”.

Director of sports shooting club “hammer” Nikolay Mikhaylyuk could not confirm or refute the information about the stolen from a club weapon and the deceased instructor. “I can’t talk,” he replied to the question RBC.

The attack occurred at 17:02 local time (10:02 MSK). In a reception of FSB in the Khabarovsk region became an armed man and opened fire. Killing two people: a member of the FSB and the visitor. One person was injured, said the FSB, adding that the deceased is a citizen of one of CIS countries.

Weapon at the scene of the attack on FSB in the Khabarovsk
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“The person committed the crime in the Khabarovsk installed. It is a native and resident of Khabarovsk Krai A. V. Konev, born in 1999. There is evidence of his belonging to a neo-Nazi group”, — said the press service of the Ministry.

Killed — translator from Azerbaijan and a member of the Department for protection of constitutional order and combating terrorism Yakov Khasanov, who graduated from the Khabarovsk boundary Institute of Federal security service in 2014, told RBC source in the FSB. According to the interlocutor, the young man lured the operative and translator on the pretext that he intended to give them information about extremists. After he opened fire from a TT pistol, then took a Kalashnikov rifle from the killed FSB officers started shooting randomly from him. “Shot at those who I saw,” said the source. According to another interlocutor of RBC in the FSB, the machine also belonged to Konev. The scene of the attack was seized two TT pistol and AK.

The assailant was shot dead, said the public relations center of the FSB. One of the bullets bounced off the wall and wounded the attacker, the source said RBC. He added that after the shooting to foster law enforcement agencies began to explore the territory of the FSB and found a suspicious bag. In this regard, was caused by the sappers and cynologists. Arrived at the heavily armed fighters of the FSB and Riot police blocked the building management, security officers were locked in their offices, they were forbidden to leave jobs, said another interlocutor of RBC in the FSB. Explosives in the result were not found.

Weapon at the scene of the attack on FSB in the Khabarovsk
Photo: courtesy of RBC

The assailant’s name was Anton, it follows from the operational account, which is at the disposal of RBC. On his page in social network “Vkontakte” from August 2016 was published four videos, which depicted several young people who train to shoot from pistols and machine guns and throw bottles with an incendiary mix. On one of the clips, hear a male voice utters “Allahu Akbar”. Earlier Life wrote that the young man two years ago converted to Islam.